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Check this out: Interactive Global Map countries’ climate targets

From a link on The Conversation, you can check out an interactive map of the world that shows the climate change goals for each country.  For example, if you move the cursor over the USA, a side bar pops up and tells you that the country’s Paris Target is to cut greenhouse gas from 26-28%

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Will Agriculture be snubbed at COP21?

The question some scientists and researchers are asking is “Will COP21 omit Soils and Oceans from their Agenda?” The latest draft agreement for the COP21 Climate Change conference that begins in Paris  on November 30,    does not once mention the term “agriculture.” Although the 54 page draft agreement does mention food security, by failing

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Great Climate Adaptation Video

http://reportingonclimateadaptation.org/ For a narrated, animated graphic that explains the issues and impacts of climate adaptation, click the button.  

 
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Iowa’s Climate-Change Wisdom in Today’s New York Times

Iowa’s Climate-Change Wisdom By JEFF BIGGERSNOV. 20, 2015 http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/21/opinion/iowas-climate-change-wisdom.html?ref=opinion&_r=0 KEY IN THIS ARTICLE IS THE “Versaland agroforestry farm in Johnson County, Iowa. In less than three years, a young farmer named Grant Schultz has planted more than 30,000 trees, introduced cover crops, composting and multispecies grazing, and transformed a once degraded industrial corn farm into

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Saudis finally offer climate change plan

Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter, has announced that it will cut its own greenhouse gas pollution, build more solar power systems and build the world’s biggest carbon capture and storage plant. Saudi Arabia was the last of the 20 major economies to submit a proposal to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

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